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Minnesota Health Plan presentation Monday NEW ULM — MN Voices: Marching Forward is hosting a presentation by Dr. Laurel Gamm on the Minnesota Health Plan (MHP) bill that has been introduced by Senator John Marty and Representative David Bly. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, ...

Tim Plath of MVL Schools accepts a donation check for $1,000.00 from New Ulm Quartzite Quarries Manager Andrew Gieseke. The school will use this donation towards it office remodeling project this upcoming summer.

NUQQ donates to MVL

Submitted photo Tim Plath of MVL Schools accepts a donation check for $1,000.00 from New Ulm Quartzite Quarries Manager Andrew Gieseke. The school will use this donation towards it office remodeling project this upcoming summer.

Fun for all ages at the Library

NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library has something for all ages this Saturday, March 25. At 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday Cinema will be held in the Children’s Room. The family friendly film, sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm, is rated PG and runs 1 hour, 42 minutes. Call 507-359-8336 ...

Let’s Go to Cuba! program at the Library

NEW ULM — Retired history teacher and world traveler Lowell Liedman will present a photo-filled travelogue of his and wife Ingrid’s trip to Cuba last fall on Tuesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Attendees will receive handouts, including a map, basic information about ...

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Crisis Nursery donation

Citizens Bank Minnesota recently made a donation of $1,000.00 to the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. The Crisis Nursery is a 24-hour home that exists to provide a temporary, safe and loving environment for children while supporting and strengthening families experiencing a stressful situation. To find out more about the Southern MN Crisis Nursery, visit www.smncrisisnursery.org.  Pictured are Tim Hoscheit, Sr. Vice President of Citizens, Shelly Hogue, Board Member for the Southern MN Crisis Nursery, Lou Geistfeld, President of Citizens, and Julie Baumgartner, Sr. Vice President of Citizens.

Crisis Nursery donation

Submitted photo Citizens Bank Minnesota recently made a donation of $1,000.00 to the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. The Crisis Nursery is a 24-hour home that exists to provide a temporary, safe and loving environment for children while supporting and strengthening families experiencing a ...

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County veterans visit lawmakers

Twenty-three Brown County Veterans attended the 2017 Veterans Day on the Hill on Monday, March 20. A rally was held to standing-room only crowd in the State Capitol Rotunda with guest speakers from the Minnesota Senate and House. Afterwards the Brown County group met with Senator Gary Dahms to discuss critical issues for Infrastructure, DNR licensing, Education, and Taxes that impact Veterans and their dependents. Pictured L-R, front row: K. Karpen, CVSO Koester, J. Kronback, CVSO Peterson, D. Roiger, K. Varland, K. Eckstrand. 2nd row: B. Marth, J. Fritsche, Senator Dahms, D. Potter, R. Janni, A. Weckwerth, D. Krueger, J. Liebl. 3rd row: S. Mallak, D. Wenisch, S. Schotzko, P. Wojahn, K. Guggisberg, T. Flatau, B. Mielke, T. Klinepeter, R. Peterson F. Rogotzke.

County veterans visit lawmakers

Submitted photo Twenty-three Brown County Veterans attended the 2017 Veterans Day on the Hill on Monday, March 20. A rally was held to standing-room only crowd in the State Capitol Rotunda with guest speakers from the Minnesota Senate and House. Afterwards the Brown County group met with ...

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Orchard Hill Royalty

The staff and residents of Orchard Hill crowned the King and Queen for 2017 at their Annual Valentine’s Day Party on Feb. 14, 2017. They are King Jerry Schriefer and Queen Jeanie Gareis.

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NUACS 2017-2018 PreKindergarten Open House NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools will host a PreK Open House on Thursday, March 16, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Elementary School, 514 N. Washington St. Registration materials for the 2017-2018 school year will be available. ...

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MVL competes at St. Peter speech tourney ST PETER — The MVL speech team competed in the St Peter tournament on Saturday, March 11. In the novice division, Ari Selvey placed 1st in the Humorous Intrepretation category, and Rachel Ruschmeyer placed 3rd in novice Poetry. On the ...

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New Ulm Industrial Park history NEW ULM — Learn about the evolution of local industrial parks and their long-lasting impact at “New Ulm Industrial Park Development: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” a two-part series March 13 and March 20 at 6 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. ...

10-year-old Mason Janni wanted to save up and donate money to needy children in the area. He recently presented $133 to LaNaye Kral, chairperson for the Sertoma Club’s Santa’s Closet.

Mason Janni donates to Santa’s Closet

10-year-old Mason Janni wanted to save up and donate money to needy children in the area. He recently presented $133 to LaNaye Kral, chairperson for the Sertoma Club’s Santa’s Closet.

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Washington to kindergarten registration NEW ULM — Washington Learning Center will hold its kindergarten registration/open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, at the Washington Learning Center, 910 14th St. N. Please use entry door 1. The New Ulm School District is also ...

Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery open house March 12

NEW ULM — The Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery (SMNCN) will hold an open house on Sunday, March 12, from 1-4 p.m. The SMNCN is located at 717 5th Street North in New Ulm. The mission of the SMNCN is to be a 24-hour home that provides a temporary, safe, and loving environment for children ...

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Flute Choir performs Sunday NEW ULM — This Sunday, March 5, the “First Sundays at the Grand” concert will feature a flute choir from the Twin Cities area. The Hopewell Flute Choir was established in 2013 by Jeanne Kumlin and Andrea Myers for adult amateurs who are interested in ...

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NUACS can collection on March 4 NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools will hold its Aluminum Can Collection & Scrip Sales on Saturday, March 4, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the St. Anthony Elementary parking lot. Now accepting all metals. Examples include, but are not limited to: metal ...

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Free Community Breakfast NEW ULM — First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Broadway and Center Streets, will be hosting a Free Community Breakfast on Saturday, February 25th from 8 to 10 a.m. We are serving up pancakes, eggs, sausage and toast. All are welcome. Please use the parking ...

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Delicious donation

Avid area gardener Duane Kolbe of East Linden Township recently donated 2,800 pounds of organic grown butternut squash to three area food shelves — New Ulm, Mankato and St. James. Kolbe attributes his gardening success to a “kind Mother Nature together with a generouse application of TLC.”

Delicious donation

Avid area gardener Duane Kolbe of East Linden Township recently donated 2,800 pounds of organic grown butternut squash to three area food shelves — New Ulm, Mankato and St. James. Kolbe attributes his gardening success to a “kind Mother Nature together with a generouse application of TLC.”

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Applicants sought for rural electric youth tour BROWN COUNTY — High school sophomores and juniors whose parents or guardians are Brown County REA members are eligible to be selected for the Rural Electric Youth Tour to the nation’s capital. The tour gives students a chance ...

Better Breathers meeting Feb. 16

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) Pulmonary Rehab Department Better Breathers Club of New Ulm meets Thursday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. in the NUMC Auditorium. This support group is free, open to all. For more information, call 507-217-5128. Play Reading Society to read ...

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United Way holding free tax prep program NEW ULM — United Way of the Brown County Area is again offering free tax preparation by IRS certified volunteer preparers in the lower level of the New Ulm Public Library. This service will be by appointment only by calling 507-217-3707. ...

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Community Education seeking instructors NEW ULM — ISD #88 Community Education is currently looking for people interested in sharing their skills and talents as instructors for future community education programming, as well as any ideas of a class that you would like to see offered. ...

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